Albany

Albany is located on the eastern shore of San Francisco Bay, bordering the city of Berkeley to the south and east, and the Contra Costa County cities of El Cerritoand Richmond to the north.

How Albany became Albany is an interesting story. Back in 1908, a group of women protested the City of Berkeley dumping garbage in their community. They armed themselves with shotguns and rifles and confronted the drivers of the garbage wagons. This all happened near what is now the corner of San Pablo Avenue and Buchanan Street.  Needless to say, the garbage wagon drivers turned tail and went home as the women had requested

Shortly thereafter the residents of the community voted to incorporate as the City of Ocean View.  Later in 1909, local voters opted to change the name of the city in order to differentiate it from the neighboring district of Berkeley which was also called Ocean View. On a vote of 38 to 6, the city was renamed Albany in honor of Albany, New York… which happened to be the birthplace of Albany’s first Mayor, Frank Roberts.

 

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  1. 2 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,170 sq ft
  2. 2 beds, 1 full bath
    Home size: 976 sq ft
    Lot size: 5,000 sqft
  3. 3 beds, 3 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 3,936 sq ft
    Lot size: 5,000 sqft
  4. 1 bed, 1 full bath
    Home size: 745 sq ft
  5. 3 beds, 3 full baths
    Home size: 1,688 sq ft
    Lot size: 7,097 sqft
  6. 2 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,015 sq ft
  7. 3 beds, 1 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 1,390 sq ft
    Lot size: 3,800 sqft
  8. 2 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,170 sq ft
  9. 3 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,487 sq ft
    Lot size: 3,800 sqft
  10. 4 beds, 3 full baths
    Home size: 1,923 sq ft
    Lot size: 3,500 sqft
  11. 3 beds, 2 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 1,470 sq ft
    Lot size: 2,500 sqft
  12. 2 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,172 sq ft
    Lot size: 3,800 sqft
  13. 2 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,170 sq ft
  14. 2 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 933 sq ft
  15. 3 beds, 3 full baths
    Home size: 1,844 sq ft
    Lot size: 3,496 sqft
  16. 3 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,279 sq ft
    Lot size: 3,100 sqft

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